Economics Major, Bachelor of Science (BS)

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Notes: in order to graduate with a BS in Economics, students must complete ECON 300 and ECON 301 with a grade point ≥2.0 and the cumulative GPA for all courses completed towards the major must be ≥2.0.

Required Economics Core
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS5
ECON 304
ECON 305
ECON 337ECONOMETRICS5
ECON 430MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS5
or ECON 438 ECONOMETRICS II
ECON 490ECONOMICS SENIOR CAPSTONE5
MATH 200FINITE MATHEMATICS5
or MATH 161 CALCULUS I
Choose one introductory statistics course from the following or with approval of the department chair4-5
DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS
ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
PROBABILITY AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE I
Electives–students may choose any electives from upper-division economics courses (not selected above)24-25
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (may be taken for elective credit)
Total Credits58-60

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • use supply and demand modeling to predict and/or explain some economic event;
  • use quantitative skills to analyze economic data;
  • understand the use of fiscal and monetary policies in addressing contemporary macroeconomic issues;
  • understand and apply the Cost/Benefit Principle to a current socio-economic issue.